Happy July, everyone!
The heat is oppressive, the fireworks have gone up in smoke and #athletics are so dormant that on Monday I watched a 30 for 30 on women's golf at a sports bar.
But my favorite part of the season is still in full swing: local library summer reading programs. Due to the winning one-two punch of having a librarian for an aunt and living far away from most of my friends, I killed summer reading programs as a youngster. Like, finished the entire Series of Unfortunate Events in a month killed it.
Hopefully the socially awkward and bookish children of Chapel Hill will follow in my footsteps with the Circulator, a new project unveiled by the Chapel Hill Public Library on Saturday. The Circulator is a pop-up library that will take books and other learning materials to every corner of town. Here's a hot tip for its future patrons: Lemony Snicket rules and the Inheritance Cycle drools.